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Kganyago: Quantitative easing 'won't make sense' for South Africa

ANALYSIS | Are SA consumers in a deflationary danger zone?"QE will become appropriate when interest rates are at the zero ...


Absa's earnings to fall by over 80%

Absa issued a trading update on Wednesday evening warning investors to expect sn up to 85% fall in headline earnings ...


JUST IN | Northern Cape Education MEC McCollen Ntsikelelo Jack dies

Northern Cape Education MEC McCollen Ntsikelelo Jack, also known as Mac Jack, has died,In a late-night briefing, Premier Zamani Saul ...


Former England fullback off to Japan on loan

Alex Goode, the European Player of the Year in 2019, is to spend a season on loan with Japanese side ...


Orlando Pirates under scrutiny after protocol breach

Irvin Khoza warning on adhering to protocolsIt is an embarrassing situation for club and PSL chairperson Irvin Khoza, as it ...


Simon Harmer admits hopes of representing England are over

South African-born spinner Simon Harmer's rising stats make for SA hot potatoSince 2004, cricketers from EU Association Agreement countries have ...


LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Dear Mr President, the lockdown must end

Dear President RamaphosaAs I write this letter to you I am in despair. The definition of despair is the complete ...


Durban shootout: Five suspected carjackers killed after cop chase

Five people believed to be in their 30s were declared dead at the scene, Mbele said."Three unlicensed firearms with six ...


JUST IN | Eskom warns power system is 'severely constrained'

Eskom warned on Wednesday afternoon of a "severely constrained" power system after the return to service of five generation units ...


Homeowner allegedly shoots three suspected house robbers

A Durban homeowner allegedly shot three suspected house robbers in the early hours of Wednesday morning.The scene in Grace Avenue, ...


Security guard shot dead at clinic construction site in Barberton

Mpumalanga police have launched a manhunt for a suspect or suspects who shot and killed a 31-year-old security guard and ...


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Biden unveils Senator Kamala Harris as running mate

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday named California Senator Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential ...

U.S. to spend $1.5 billion for 100m doses of vaccine to be developed

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration has ordered 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate to be manufactured by ...

Hong Kong newspaper fights on despite arrest of proprietor

HONG KONG - A pro-democracy newspaper raided by Hong Kong's newly established national security police pledged defiance on Tuesday in ...

Vladimir Putin claims Russia has developed Covid-19 vaccine

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country's health ministry has approved the world's first coronavirus vaccine.He also ...

Lebanon to get new government after current regime quits

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's prime minister stepped down from his job on Monday in the wake of the disastrous Beirut ...

Chinese government says it has never interfered in U.S. elections

People vote at a polling site in Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, June 23, 2020. (Photo by ...

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U.S. local economies working to replace imports

"An incredible opportunity for domestic manufacturing." That's how Mercedes Gonzalez, a director at Global Purchasing Companies, describes an unexpected benefit ...

Hong Kong Hang Seng jumps 353 points, Asian markets generally mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stock markets were mixed on Wednesday, rising in Japan and Hong Kong, but falling in China ...

Technology stocks threatened by Trump interventions

Donald Trump's WeChat ban targets a celebrated Chinese innovation at the heart of the world's largest mobile gaming and social ...

Congress makes no progress on stimulus, selling escalates on Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks have fallen across the board on Tuesday as a deal between Democrats and ...

Facebook to clamp down on publishers with political affiliations

MENLO PARK, California - Facebook announced new regulations Tuesday that prevent U.S. publishers with demonstrated ties to political groups from ...

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Nigeria convicts first pirates under new maritime law

The court fined the three men convicted 10 million naira ($26 300) each for each of the two counts of ...


Your weather watch: Chilly Thursday expected, as cold front looms

It will be a mostly cloudy to cold day on Thursday, according to the South African Weather Service, with strong ...


Kganyago: Quantitative easing 'won't make sense' for South Africa

ANALYSIS | Are SA consumers in a deflationary danger zone?"QE will become appropriate when interest rates are at the zero ...


Futuregrowth: SA is in a 'debt trap twilight zone'

South Africa is in a "debt-trap twilight zone" that will cause of the cost of borrowing over 30 years to ...


Trump Thumps Harris After Biden Picks Her as His Running Mate

U.S. President Donald Trump Wednesday called Senator Kamala Harris, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's running mate, "the kind of ...


Tensions Rise BetweenEthiopia's Former Leaders, Government

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia's Tigray Peoples' Liberation Front (TPLF), which ruled the country for three decades until 2018, has vowed ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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